The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 86 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 50 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 2.73% 2.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.04% 14.84% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 40
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £44,250 £45,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
284 337 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.18% 18.40% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 233 271 224
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 30 (90.91%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) .NET
3 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 12 (36.36%) Degree
7 10 (30.30%) WCF
7 10 (30.30%) LINQ
8 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 9 (27.27%) CSS
9 8 (24.24%) CRM
9 8 (24.24%) C++
9 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 8 (24.24%) jQuery
9 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (21.21%) C
10 7 (21.21%) XML
11 6 (18.18%) Web Services
11 6 (18.18%) Scrum
12 5 (15.15%) MVC
12 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
12 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.15%) OOP
12 5 (15.15%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.06%) DB2
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) ClearCase
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) MSBuild
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (9.09%) NUnit
4 2 (6.06%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (3.03%) Automotive
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Developer
4 4 (12.12%) CRM Developer
5 3 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 10 (30.30%) WCF
3 10 (30.30%) LINQ
4 9 (27.27%) CSS
4 9 (27.27%) HTML
5 8 (24.24%) jQuery
6 7 (21.21%) XML
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.12%) HTML5
9 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
9 4 (12.12%) CSS3
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (12.12%) Ajax
9 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
9 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.12%) JSON
10 3 (9.09%) SOAP
11 2 (6.06%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 8 (24.24%) CRM
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) MVC
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) OOP
5 5 (15.15%) OO
5 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) SDLC
6 4 (12.12%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) Release Management
6 4 (12.12%) UML
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) SOA
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow Management
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) C++
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) C
5 5 (15.15%) Fortran
6 4 (12.12%) PHP
7 3 (9.09%) Java
7 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Rackspace
3 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.03%) F5
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Salary: to £50k (DOE) + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k dep. on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Xaar
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Xaar
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 12 days ago